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Western Baltic cod: 5 cod bag limit maintained for 2021 25 Nov 2020 Western Baltic cod: 5 cod bag limit maintained for 2021 0 108 Given the current situation in the Baltic Sea and noting the substantial share of fish caught by recreational fisheries, the Council of the European Union decided to maintain a bag limit of five Weste... Introducing... The Fishing Association of Slovenia 20 Nov 2020 Introducing... The Fishing Association of Slovenia 0 235 This article is part of a series dedicated to the presentation of angling associations across Europe. For this article, we introduce the EAA member from Slovenia: Ribiška zveza Slovenije - The Fishing... Urgent need for a Green Deal for migratory fish 29 Oct 2020 Urgent need for a Green Deal for migratory fish 0 791 With the new Biodiversity Strategy, the EU has set itself a target of restoring 25,000 kilometres of free-flowing rivers by 2030, in addition to the requirements for Member States to reach ‘Good Statu... Introducing… The Angling Association of Italy 29 Oct 2020 Introducing… The Angling Association of Italy 0 531 This article is part of a series dedicated to the presentation of angling association across Europe. For this article, we introduce the EAA member from Italy: Alleanza Pescatori Ricreativi (APR) – Rec... No more new hydropower in Europe: a manifesto 26 Oct 2020 No more new hydropower in Europe: a manifesto 0 633 Following World Fish Migration Day (24 October 2020), more than 150 NGOs have united to call on the EU institutions to end public financing for new hydropower projects in Europe. The construction of n... Introducing … The National Federation of Boating and Marine Fisheries 16 Oct 2020 Introducing … The National Federation of Boating and Marine Fisheries 0 732 This article is part of a series dedicated to the presentation of angling associations across Europe. For this article, we introduce the EAA member from France: Fédération nationale de la plaisance et... EAA and EFTTA meet with the European Commissioner’s team 09 Oct 2020 EAA and EFTTA meet with the European Commissioner’s team 0 742 Last week, a delegation of the European Anglers Alliance and the European Fisheries Tackle Trade Association met with Mr. Marius Vaščega, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius, in cha... Next RecFishing Forum Event: Biodiversity and hydropower: a Green Deal for migratory fish? 29 Sep 2020 Next RecFishing Forum Event: Biodiversity and hydropower: a Green Deal for migratory fish? 0 786 The next event of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries will take place on 28 October. The event will discuss the Biodiversity Strategy roll-out and action plan in relation to Europe... Introducing… The Danish Sportfishing Association 22 Sep 2020 Introducing… The Danish Sportfishing Association 0 1054 This article is part of a series dedicated to the presentation of angling associations across Europe. For this article, we introduce the EAA member from Denmark: Danmarks Sportsfiskerforbund – The Dan... Fruitful meetings of the EAA General Assembly and Subgroups 17 Sep 2020 Fruitful meetings of the EAA General Assembly and Subgroups 0 1017 Last week, EAA members were convened for a General Assembly which, for the first time, took place online. Earlier in August, two meetings gathering members of the Freshwaters Subgroup and the Communic... RecFishing Forum event on angling tourism: the report is available 16 Sep 2020 RecFishing Forum event on angling tourism: the report is available 0 980 On the 16th of July, MEP Niclas Herbst (Germany, EPP Group) and MEP Grace O’Sullivan (Ireland, Greens/EFA Group) co-chaired a Webinar of the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aqu... The European Commission publishes its quotas proposal for the Baltic Sea for 2021 11 Sep 2020 The European Commission publishes its quotas proposal for the Baltic Sea for 2021 0 1102 On 28 August, the European Commission published its proposal for next year’s fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea. The proposal covers several species including cod, herring and salmon. The Council... Whose fish is it anyway? Whose interests? Reply of the European Commission on what a non-discriminatory approach to recreational fisheries means 04 Sep 2020 Whose fish is it anyway? Whose interests? Reply of the European Commission on what a non-discriminatory approach to recreational fisheries means 0 1518 Three Members of the European Parliament asked the European Commission about limits applicable to recreational fisheries under the Western Waters and Western Mediterranean Multiannual Management Plans... Anglers’ voices heard in a report funded by the UK Government on fisheries management  02 Sep 2020 Anglers’ voices heard in a report funded by the UK Government on fisheries management 0 1202 Research undertaken in the UK concludes that recreational sea anglers would support increased management of recreational fisheries on two conditions: improvements to environmental conditions should be... Anglers’ petition on migratory fishes in the Rhine estuary: a positive step 27 Aug 2020 Anglers’ petition on migratory fishes in the Rhine estuary: a positive step 0 1291 In February 2020, Stefan Spahn, Department Manager of the German Anglers Association (Deutscher Angelfischerverband e.V. - DAFV), handed over a petition to the Rhine Ministerial Conference in Amsterda... Norwegian and Irish anglers take part in new tagging projects 17 Aug 2020 Norwegian and Irish anglers take part in new tagging projects 0 1437 The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries has decided to launch a new tagging program for Bluefin Tuna as well as Inland Fisheries Ireland which recently launched its own project, also f... Migratory freshwater fish near collapsing, but solutions exist 10 Aug 2020 Migratory freshwater fish near collapsing, but solutions exist 0 1624 Migratory freshwater fish species have experienced a worrying decline over the last 50 years, the first comprehensive global report on their status pointed out. The investigations carried out by the W... New dam removal projects in Sweden: anglers in action for free-flowing rivers 03 Aug 2020 New dam removal projects in Sweden: anglers in action for free-flowing rivers 0 1794 As daily witnesses of the environment, anglers know how much they rely on protected biodiversity and free-flowing rivers. In Sweden, EAA member Sportfiskarna, is every year fully involved in several d... Angling tourism must become an integral part of the EU’s tourism strategy  17 Jul 2020 Angling tourism must become an integral part of the EU’s tourism strategy 0 2570 While the European Union is working on a strategy for the recovery of the EU tourism sector, the European Parliament Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment held a Webinar to discuss t... Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency 10 Jul 2020 Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency 0 2098 After six months of Croatian Presidency marked by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on the 1st of July. The Presidency has es...

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